Natalie Wood

Natalie Wood

Actress
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Natalie Wood

Natalie Wood (born Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko; July 20, 1938 – November 29, 1981) was an American actress who began her career in film as a child and became a Hollywood star as a young adult. Wood received three Oscar nominations before she was 25. She began acting in films at age 4 and was given a co-starring role at age 8 in Miracle on 34th Street (1947). As a teenager, she earned a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Rebel Without a Cause (1955), followed by a role in John Ford's The Searchers (1956). She starred in the musical films West Side Story (1961) and Gypsy (1962), and she received nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performances in Splendor in the Grass (1961) and Love with the Proper Stranger (1963). Her career continued with films such as Sex and the Single Girl (1964), Inside Daisy Clover (1964), and Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969).

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Full name at birth
Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko
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Claim to fame
Rebel Without A Cause
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Date of birth
20 July 1938
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Place of birth
San Francisco, California, USA
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Date of death
29 November 1981
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Place of death
Pacific Ocean off Santa Catalina Island, California, USA
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Cause of death
Probable drowning and other undetermined factors
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Resting place
Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
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Actress
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Height
5' (152 cm)
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Weight
95 lbs (43.1 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • Bump on her left wrist (she was injured as a child when she fell into a river).
  • Petite frame
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2
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Shoe size
6
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Net worth
$2,500,000 USD
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